Social Sciences A Levels
Explore and understand the systems and interactions in human society.
Industry leading courses
Social Sciences covers a wide and fascinating range of subjects from Business, Economics and Geography to Politics, Sociology, Psychology and Classical Civilisation.
All these subjects involve exciting elements of independent study, research and discussion and allow you to immerse yourself in topics you feel passionate about. They invite you to understand the complex and rapidly changing systems and interactions within human society and could really help you make a positive impact on the world around you.
You will learn to analyse, evaluate and understand how the world has developed to date so that you can inﬂuence how it changes tomorrow.
You will also have the opportunity to join one of our Aspire academies to further develop your argument-building and critical analysis skills.
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A Level Law, Psychology, Sociology
Core Maths is a really useful one-year qualification that you can study alongside three other A Levels. You'll learn mathematical, quantitative and statistical skills which can support a range of humanities and social sciences courses. Find out more!
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